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WVU School of Public Health to host interactive workshop for Puerto Rico delegation

Photo featuring WVU professor Sergio Caporali-Filho in his industrial hygiene lab with two students, one male and one female. They are working with testing equipment and the professor is holding a controller.

Sergio Caporali-Filho, director of the WVU Industrial Hygiene program, and graduate students work in the lab where the industrial ventilation workshop will take place on Feb. 22. (Submitted photo/Emily Smith)

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WHAT: As part of a weeklong experiential learning collaboration in industrial hygiene, the West Virginia University School of Public Health will host graduate students and faculty from the University of Puerto Rico.

WHO: Sergio Caporali-Filho, Industrial Hygiene program director and WVU Centers for Disease Control National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Training Program Grant co-principal investigator, and four industrial hygiene master’s degree students, will host 13 UPR industrial hygiene master’s degree students and Aluisio Pimenta, UPR CDC-NIOSH training program grant director and faculty member.

WHEN: Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: WVU Health Sciences Center, second floor, Room 2039 HSC-North, Morgantown


The experience is being funded by the CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Training Project Grants from UPR and WVU.

The WVU Master of Science in Industrial Hygiene program moved to the School of Public Health in 2021, expanding the school’s training portfolio and complementing activities in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences and Occupational Medicine.



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